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Engineer Design

Cincinnati, Ohio, 45251, United States
March 11, 2011

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Joseph W. Adkins **** Wheatfield Drive Cincinnati, Ohio 45251-1671

513-***-**** or 513-***-**** Cell Phone E-mail:


Southern Ohio College, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Associate Degree: Computer Aided Design /Drafting (CADD) Graduated CUM

Laude, Dec.1985


Certified Delphi UG Automotive Designer 1999,

Certified Fundamentals of GD&T based on ASME Y14.5-1994, 2000

Earned Six Sigma Green belt thru CDI/GE

CID Experience At General Electric

GE point of contact at CDI Corp.

Reviewed FTY with Design Engineering/Supply Chain

Assist with issues affecting production assembly and test

Support actions from Assembly reviews

Computer Skills

Windows 2000 and Unigraphics Version NX 4 and NX6, Team Center 7.0, UNIX

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook) Redi Viewer,

Acrobat Reader

Trained in use of Vis Mockup and GE's ICDS software


Nov 2010 to Feb 2011

PCS / Morris Tech., Cincinnati, Ohio

Designer NX6

Test Facility designer for General Electric Aviation & Energy

Modeling, detailing, and checking drawings.

Apr 2005 to Oct. 2009

CDI, Cincinnati, Ohio

Designer NX4 & NX6

Tooling Group for General Electric Engines, Cincinnati, Ohio

Designing tooling for assembly, disassembly, and repair of engines.

Revised drawings and wrote change documents.

Interfaced with vendors to insure shipment of correct parts in a timely


Test facility designer.

Structure & Checked manufacturing process drawings.

Mar. 2004 to April 2005

CDI, Cincinnati, Ohio

Designer UG Version 18

Working in Change in Design (CID) Group for General Electric Engines,

Cincinnati, Ohio

Model engine components and revising drawings per CID orders .

Sept.. 2001 to Mar 2003

Bartech Technical Services (formerly RDS) Assigned to Delphi, Kettering,


Lead Product Designer Controlled Suspension Group

Design, Engineer, Model, Package, and Detail Compressor Modules, and

Components applying GD&T and Quality Customer Interface (QCI) to obtain

highest quality and best fit for Customer. Work with and support System /

Project Engineers, Customers, Suppliers, Vendors, Packaging, after market

service (SPO), and Purchasing.

Feb. 1993 to Sept. 2001

Rapid Design Services, Inc.. Dayton, Ohio Assigned to Delphi Chassis

Technical Center, Dayton, Ohio

Lead Product Designer

Model and design Vacuum Boosters, Master Cylinders, Dynamic Body Controls

Modules (DBC),Anti-Lock Brakes (ABSVI) / Traction Control Systems (TCS)

and Intelligent Brake Systems (IBS) for synchronous Engineering,

manufacturing and Assembly. Engineer production and experimental drawings

while maintaining valid models and parts list using UG v16.

Complete Dimensional Stacks checking for proper form, fit and function.

Create packaging components for multiple customers and platforms.

Oct. 1992 to Feb. 1993

Midwest Technical Inc., Engineering Services, Cincinnati, Ohio

Assigned to Delphi Chassis Technical Center, Dayton, Ohio

Lead Product Designer

Design, detail, and assembly drawing of Anti-Lock Brake (ABSVI) and

Traction Control Systems (TCS).

Generate stack drawings and parts list (BOMs) using Computer Vision 4x

revision 6.0C.

April 1992 to Sept. 1992

Midwest Technical Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio Assigned to Square D, Oxford, Ohio

Product Designer / Illustrator using Computer Vision Personal

Designer software

Originate 3D drawings, Illustrations, and instructions sheets to improve

production and lower assembly cost.

Design and Illustrate Electrical Busway and Subway products using 3D

drawings with exploded views to aid in training Square D Employees.

April 1987 to April 1992

Buschman Conveyor Company, Sharonville, Ohio

Lead Product Designer

Design / Detail Gravity and Power Roller, Sorters, Diverters, Belt

Conveyors using drawing board and AutoCAD 10.0.

Train contract and new hired designers in company procedures.

Dec. 1985 to April 1987

Teledyne Precision, Cincinnati, Ohio

Mechanical Designer

Design / Detail mechanical parts, Create electrical layouts and logic

diagrams for transfer assembly stations.

Enhance 3D wire frame drawings to be acceptable for customer purpose using

Computer Vision 4x.

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